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World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Volume 1 Europe, The Americas and West Africa

By: Charles RC Sheppard(Editor)
892 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour maps, colour tables
Publisher: Academic Press
World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Volume 1
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  • World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Volume 1 ISBN: 9780128050682 Edition: 2 Paperback Oct 2018 Usually dispatched within 1 week
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World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation, Volume 1, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive review of the environmental condition of the seas of Europe, the Americas and West Africa. Each chapter is written by experts in the field and includes an historical overview of the sea concerned in environmental terms; uses to which it has been put and to which it is put today; its current environmental status and major problems arising from human use of both the sea and its watershed; informed comment on major trends, problems and successes; and recommendations for the future. World Seas is an invaluable worldwide reference source for students and researchers concerned with marine environmental science, fisheries, oceanography and engineering and coastal zone development.


1. The Seas around Greenland: An Environmental Status and Future Perspective
      Frank Riget
2. Antarctica
      Jonathan S. Stark
3. Norway
      Chris Harman
4. The Baltic
      Beata Szymczycha, Agata Zaborska, Jacek Beldowski, Karol Kulinski, Agnieszka Beszczynska-Möller, Monika Kedra and Janusz Pempkowiak
5. Bay of Biscay
      Angel Borja
6. English Channel: La Manche
      Jean-Claude Dauvin
7. The Portuguese Coast
      Patricia Gonçalves Marques Cardoso Teixeira, Marina Dolbeth, Ronaldo Sousa, Rui O P Santos, Paulo Relvas, Alexandra Almeida Silva and Victor Quintino
8. Black Sea
      Nadezhda Todorova, Sergey Alyomov, Brindusa Cristina Chiotoroiu, Bettina A. Fach, Tatyana Osadchaya, Miroslav Rangelov, Baris Salihoglu, Elena Stoica and Vasil Vasilev
9. Greece
      Nomiki Simboura
10. Tunisia
      Lofti Aleya, Béchir Bejaoui, Amell Dhib, Boutheina Ziadi, Mouna Fertouna-Bellekhal, Mohamed-Amine Helali, Inès Khedhri, Walid Oueslati, Rym Ennouri, Cintia Yamashita, Noureddine Zaaboub, Achref Othmani, Monia El Bour, Lamia Trabelsi, Mohamed Abdel-Daim, François Galgani, Maria Virgínia Alves Martins and Souad Turki
11. Italy
      Roberto Danovaro
12. The Coasts of Turkey
      Filiz Kucuksezgin
13. Canada North West Coast
      Brenda Burd
14. Canada South  West Coast
      Brenda Burd
15. Chesapeake Bay
      Donna Marie Bilkovic, Molly Mitchell, Kirk Havens and Carlton Hershner
16. North and South Carolina
      Michael A. Mallin
17. Florida
      Diego Lirman, Jerald Ault, James Warren Fourqurean and Jerome Lorenz
18. Gulf of Mexico
      R. Eugene Turner
19. California
      Kenneth C. Schiff
20. Canary Islands
      Rodrigo Riera
21. Azores
      Brian Morton
22. Bermuda
      Struan R. Smith
23. Eastern Caribbean
      Shannon Gore, Stuart P. Wynne and Andrew Myers
24. Trinidad and Tobago
      Mohammed Azad
25. Bahamas
      Alan Logan and Kathleen Sullivan Sealey
26. Turks & Caicos
      Alan Logan and Kathleen Sullivan Sealey
27. Mexico Caribbean
      Rodolfo Rioja Nieto, Joaquin Rodrigo Garza-Pérez, Ismael Mariño-Tapia, Cecilia Enriquez Enriquez and Lorenzo Alvarez-Filip
28. Mexico Pacific
      Xavier Chiappa-Carrara, Cecilia Enriquez Enriquez, Vanesa Papiol, Ismael Marino-Tapia and Cristóbal Reyes-Hernández
29. Chile
      Martin Thiel
30. Uruguay  Río de la Plata
      Pablo Muniz, Natalia Venturini, Alicia Acuña, Ernesto Brugnoli, Juan Manuel Gutiérrez and Felipe García-Rodríguez
31. Nicaragua Atlantic
      Stephen Courtney Jameson
32. Nicaragua Pacific
      Stephen Courtney Jameson
33. Northern Argentina
      Jorge Marcovecchio
34. Southern Argentina: The Patagonian Continental Shelf
      Monica Noemí Gil, Erica Giarratano, Vicente Ricardo Barros, Alejandro Bortolus, Jorge Osvaldo Codignotto, Ricardo Delfino Schenke, María Eva Góngora Sr., Gustavo Alejandro Lovrich, Alejandro Monti, Marcela Pascual, Andrés Luján Rivas and Alicia Tagliorette
35. Brazil Beef Region
      Zelinda M A N Leao
36. Nigeria
      Nenibarini Zabbey
37. Senegal
      Baghdad Ouddane, Rachid Amara, Mamadou Diop and Cheikh Diop

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Professor Charles Sheppard holds a half-time position of Professor in the School of Life Sciences at The University of Warwick, UK. The remainder of his time he works for a range of UN , Governmental and aid agencies in tropical marine and coastal development issues. He advises several governments on marine and coastal management and science, including the UK Government on its tropical Overseas Territories. He has organised and led the scientific input to the 2010 creation of the world's largest fully protected marine researce, in the Chagos archipelago, Indian Ocean, where a lot of his research has been focussed. The other main geographical area of research is the Arabian region. PhD University of Durham 1976.

By: Charles RC Sheppard(Editor)
892 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour maps, colour tables
Publisher: Academic Press
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